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In no particular order:

  1. Receiving some impromptu help from my office mates so that I can reach my deadline by Friday
  2. A new friend!
  3. Being fortunate enough to have the means and opportunity to help others in need
  4. Being surprised by free snacks and food
  5. Meeting some very inspiring individuals
  6. This beautiful pack of chocolates on my bed
  7. My dad’s corny jokes
  8. Successfully selling a few items for my tita
  9. A new crush ❤
  10. My brother’s story about getting hit in the face by a bottle of iced tea

Today, I:

1. Received my first colored belt for aikido.  It’s blue!  I love it.  Thank you sensei!

2. Experienced the most painful sankyo technique I have ever had, complete with cracking fingers and momentary numbness, twice.  I forgot the name but it had an entry similar to uchi kaiten but sankyo is performed midway.  The sankyo hold is maintained while you get dragged down to the mat with just your fingers.  Wow and ouch.

3. Realized that tension at work translates into tension in the body.  Certain events at work has had me on the edge for the past two weeks and I can’t relax!  It’s affecting the way I practice aikido. I need to chill.

Today, I also:

4. Found out that I overpaid my credit card bill, which means I have extra credit to spend!  Hooray 😀 such a nice surprise.

5. Was given a cup of milk tea for free by some people at a spa promoting their milk tea brand, just as I was about to go to the convenience store to buy milk tea for myself.

6. Feel like God is on my side and everything is going according to His plan.  I hope.  It seems like a lot of changes are coming.

Good night, everyone!